Archives for Soups & Stews category

This old fashioned Southern soul food dish is a great way to take the chill away on a fall day.

1 cup vegetable oil 1 cup flour 2 cups onions, chopped 2 cups celery, chopped 1/2 cup red bell pepper, chopped 1/2 cup yellow bell pepper, chopped 1/2 cup green bell pepper, chopped 2 tablespoons garlic, minced 1 cup diced tomatoes 1/2 cup tomato sauce 3 quarts fish stock Juice of one lemon 3 bay […]

A traditional Cajun recipe. 1 1/2 cups lard or vegetable oil 1 tablespoon chopped garlic 1 1/2 cups sifted all-purpose flour 4 cups water 2 cups chopped onions 1/2 cup chopped celery Louisiana hot sauce to taste or 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper 1 cup chopped green bell pepper 1 cup chopped celery 2 cups dry […]

Kentucky Burgoo

Burgoo is a thick, rich stew that is probably Kentuckys best known dish. Lamb is often the meat of choice for Burgoo, although beef can be substituted if you prefer. 1 fat hen (about 4 pounds) 2 pounds lamb, cut into bite-sized pieces 2 quarts water 2 teaspoons coarsely ground pepper 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper […]

Rabbit Stew

Ingredients: 2 cups buttermilk 1 rabbit flour salt and pepper 3 tablespoons butter 1 cup corn 2 large potatoes, cubed 1/4 teaspoon cayenne 1 large onion, diced 2 cups fresh tomatoes Directions: Cut rabbit into pieces. Marinate in buttermilk for 2 hours; drain. In a large bowl, mix flour, salt and pepper. Dredge rabbbit pieces […]

Okra Gumbo

This gumbo uses okra as the thickener, so there’s no roux. This is an easy and tasty gumbo for beginners to try.

Ingredients: 1/4 cup bacon grease or cooking oil 1/4 cup all-purpose flour 1 onion, chopped 1/4 cup chopped green pepper 1 cup chopped celery 2 cups fresh or canned tomatoes, chopped 4 cups fish stock 2 cups seafood–shrimp, crawfish, crab, and/or catfish 2 cups okra, sliced into rounds 1 cup cooked rice Directions: In a […]

Seafood Muddle

This dish is eaten from Virginia to the Low Country of South Carolina. “Muddle” comes from early English settlers and means “a mess of fish.”

Another Brunswick Stew

There are many versions of this Low Country favorite. The meat can be anything from chicken to squirrel, or any combination. Basically, its whatever you want it to be!

1 cup vegetable oil 1 cup flour 4 medium onions, chopped 8 stalks celery, chopped 3 cloves Garlic, minced 4 15 oz cans chicken broth 2 28 oz cans chopped tomatoes 1 pound sliced okra 1/4 cup Worcestershire sauce 1 tablespoon hot sauce 5 bay leaves 1/2 cup fresh parsley, minced 2 Tablespoons Creole seasoning […]